A Visit to Bishop Museum, Celebrating the Feast of St. Damien

A Visit to Bishop Museum

museum.pngOn May 8th, the fifth and sixth grade classes went on an excursion to Bishop Museum.  The day was filled with discovery, hands-on learning and multiple activities.  Students walked the Hawaiian Hall and learned about the monarchs of old Hawaii.  They watched a movie about the Hokule’a and its navigation techniques in the planetarium.  Students had a great time playing “Who Wants to Be a Rock Star” in the Science Adventure Center and they explored biomechanics in Castle Hall.  On of the highlights of the trip was taking pictures with Sue, the world’s largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex.  It was fun to explore Science and Hawaiian History outside of the classroom!

Celebrating the Feast of St. Damien

damien.pngWhile on the last field trip of the school year to view a Honolulu Theater for Youth production at St. Andrew Priory’s Tenney Theater, grades 1-3 also had the chance to visit St. Damien’s statue at the Hawaii State Capital. The timing was perfect as St. Damien’s feast day was on May 11 and our visit was on May 12. His statue was adorned with leis and beautiful flowers.  Students offered an Oli chant to St. Damien in strong unison.

 

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